Clif Bar, EVO, Gu, Kenda, Lezyne, Louis Garneau, Park Tool, Pedro Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Getting Your Bike Ready for Spring

Getting Your Bike Ready for Spring

Are you one of those courageous winter cyclist? Or even a fat bike fanatic? If so, bravo to brave the cold. For most of us, the bike is quietly hibernating for the snowy months and the legs keep on spinning on a bike trainer or at spinning classes. After these past couple of weeks with warm … Read more ›

Louis Garneau, POC. How to choose the right cycling shorts. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on How to choose the right cycling shorts

How to choose the right cycling shorts

I once tried a spinning class. I gave it my all. I spun so fast that I had trouble getting off my bike. In the end, I wound up pulling my hamstring, resulting in two physiotherapy treatments and a home exercise plan. Not only did I have a sore leg, but I waddled like a … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Buff, Castelli, Dynafit, Louis Garneau, Norrona, The North Face. What to Wear Fatbiking this Winter. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on What to Wear Fatbiking this Winter

What to Wear Fatbiking this Winter

If you haven’t gotten to ride one yet, you definitely need to try a fatbike this winter. Becoming the next big thing in bike travel, fatbikes are more and more common to see around and certain brands are creating specific designs that are equipped for multi-day expeditions over rough terrain. Say goodbye to the trekking … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Buff, Helly Hansen, Louis Garneau, Mountain Hardwear, Nathan, Pearl Izumi, Polar, Salomon, SAXX Underwear, SUGOi, Suunto, The North Face, Timex. Gift Guide For Runners 2016. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Gift Guide For Runners 2016

Gift Guide For Runners 2016

With November nearly over, the month of December is on the horizon which means Christmas isn’t far away. (For those who are counting, there are only five Monday’s left until Christmas). If Christmas shopping is a thrilling experience that you look forward to every year, any excuse to get out there and shop is a … Read more ›

Louis Garneau. Altitude Sports X Louis Garneau: New Cycling Kit. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Altitude Sports X Louis Garneau: New Cycling Kit

Altitude Sports X Louis Garneau: New Cycling Kit

We were all impatiently waiting! Introducing the second edition of the Altitude-Sports X Louis Garneau Collaboration For its second season, we opted for a more monochromatic classic look; black and white never goes out of style. Whether you wear the jersey and short together or mix and match with your other gear, you can be … Read more ›

Backpacks, Burton, Herschel Supply Co., Louis Garneau. 4 Backpacks for Grade-Schoolers. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , Leave a comment on 4 Backpacks for Grade-Schoolers

4 Backpacks for Grade-Schoolers

The North Face – Mini Berkeley Discover The North Face for Kids Offered in various colours, this little school bag is great for school and field trips! Even though the Berkeley is slightly smaller than some of the other bags, you can still tote around some books and a pencil case without it being too … Read more ›

Louis Garneau. Un printemps 2016 moulant avec Louis Garneau. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Un printemps 2016 moulant avec Louis Garneau

Un printemps 2016 moulant avec Louis Garneau

Quand t’es un(e) cycliste et que tu vois le printemps revenir rapidement comme on peut le remarquer à Montréal en ce moment, c’est assez difficile de résister au beau temps. Il faut sortir son vélo et que ça saute! Par contre, autant au printemps qu’à l’automne, c’est la saison des questionnements du genre: « Bon, il … Read more ›

Louis Garneau, Nutcase, Smith Optics. Choosing The Right Biking Helmet. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , Leave a comment on Choosing The Right Biking Helmet

Choosing The Right Biking Helmet

A bad move, lots of speeding, a helmet cracked open in 3 – but a safe and sound girl still in one piece – without a concussion. That was me in April 2013 after I fell off my bike. I landed directly on my head but didn’t even get a scratch. +1 for the helmet … Read more ›

Louis Garneau. Louis Garneau Speed Kit Transformer vs. Course II Polarized sunglasses. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Louis Garneau Speed Kit Transformer vs. Course II Polarized sunglasses

Louis Garneau Speed Kit Transformer vs. Course II Polarized sunglasses

The Rundown After about 10 years, I decided it was finally time to replace my tired, broken, sports-sunglasses.  I use them exclusively for running and cycling, and my wish list was quite basic. First and foremost, I wanted a well ventilated frame to minimize fogging and keep me cool. Second, I needed a large enough … Read more ›

Louis Garneau. The Altitude-sports.com X Louis Garneau custom bike kit. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags Leave a comment on The Altitude-sports.com X Louis Garneau custom bike kit

The Altitude-sports.com X Louis Garneau custom bike kit

Searching for a new bicycle jersey and bib combo in early winter may not be what everyone does, but in my case, with 3 spinning classes per week to keep me in shape for the 2015 race season, I need all the bike kits I can get my hands on.   And so I decided … Read more ›

Louis Garneau. The 6 Essentials For Cycling: Louis Garneau Quartz II Helmet. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on The 6 Essentials For Cycling: Louis Garneau Quartz II Helmet

The 6 Essentials For Cycling: Louis Garneau Quartz II Helmet

I wore the LG Quartz II on a spring ride. The temperature was cool and comfortable, between 10 and 20 degrees (the sun came out at one point). We were a group of amateur road cyclists, the TCT, who rolls in rural areas. The wind was really strong, so I quickly felt the ventilation of … Read more ›

Louis Garneau. The 6 Essentials for Cycling: Louis Garneau Women’s Sensor 5.5 Shorts. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on The 6 Essentials for Cycling: Louis Garneau Women’s Sensor 5.5 Shorts

The 6 Essentials for Cycling: Louis Garneau Women’s Sensor 5.5 Shorts

The Louis Garneau shorts Sensor 5.5 are made from nylon and spandex. The material seems to be of good quality without stretching too much or losing its elasticity. They’re light and the size of the chamois is perfect: you don’t feel like you’re wearing a diaper. Our review of this product 8.5 / 10 The … Read more ›